Books tagged: etymology

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On Being a Shit: Unkind Deeds & Cover-Ups in Everyday Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Through stories, this book shows the many ways that people avoid admitting they have done something wrong. Humor, acting innocent, and blaming others are just some of them. Getting others to believe it is their fault is the crowning achievement of being a shit. This book is a humorous look at a serious topic.
The Top Haitian Creole Multilingual Phrasebook+ : Read Free and Learn 4 Romance Languages in one Book : Haitian Creole, French, Spanish, and English
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Series: HaitianCreoleFrenchSpanishEnglishbooks, TopHaitianCreoleMul. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
"The Top Multilingual Phrasebook+: Read Free and Learn 4 Languages in One".... ""Fraz Kreyòl, Fransè, Anglè, ak Panyòl Gratis – Des Phrases de Créole, de Français, d’Espagnol, et d’Anglais Gratuites - Frases de Kreyòl, Francés, Español, e Inglés Gratis – Free Creole, French, Spanish, and English Phrases" is the ebook you have been waiting for. The Top Haitian Creole Multilingual Phrasebook+....
The English Language: 100 FAQ
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
Everything you wanted to know about the English language but were afraid to ask. 50 of the most popular posts from English Language FAQ with links to audio, worksheets etc. Includes sections on the grammar, the origins of English, spelling and a special Hipster's dictionary of trendy new terms.
The Origin of Indo-European languages
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Multi-Language Dictionaries
Structure and genesis of the mother tongue of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin
The World's Oldest Professions (A Dictionary)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
The dictionary of "Old Pros" revives 1,647 old professions, dating from pre-history to the 20th century, bringing them to life with funny, biting, heart-breaking observations about work. Including essays on ancient economic mayhem, this definitive reference work is a word lover’s feast. History buffs will find its thousand views on the trouble with toil enthralling.
Name Reality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,140. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Baby names
This analysis system was originally used in ancient times by affluent families to name their children for a prosperous happy and healthy life. It has been documented many times over the last several thousand years and was for the most, kept a secret. When you see for yourself how accurate this system is, you will understand why it has been kept under wraps.
Aeneid Liber Sextus
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Price: $5.37 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Latin
Thousands of years ago the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of the goddess Aphrodite, traveled to the Underworld to once more meet and speak with his father Anchises. He was one of the few to return from that place with his memories intact. This book is a translation and interpretation of Vergilius' account of that fascinating journey and place. It also has brief linguistic analyses of certain names.
Borrowed Expressions
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Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The English language owes much of its richness to the countless expressions borrowed from other tongues, and Japan has made some notable contributions to the lexicon. Very few native speakers of English are aware, however, of the etymology of some of the Japanese words they use. How many people would have realised, for example, that “karaoke” is partly a corruption of English?